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Have your students make a mini-book for a frog life cycle. Each page illustrates part of the life cycle and includes an assessment page where they put the cycle together themselves. At the end, children have a book of learning to take home. The
Subjects:
Measurement, Science
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables
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Investigate the mixtures and patterns resulting when gumballs are placed in water. The ingredients in the gumball mix with water to make a solution (sugar and water), a colloid (smaller pigment molecules and water), and a suspension (larger pigment
Subjects:
General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Projects, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities
$4.50
19 ratings
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Have your students develop their own classification system for a group of sample rocks. The science process skill of classifying is critical for the understanding of later more complicated classification systems. After the lesson, students then
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Science, Earth Sciences
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Printables
$1.35
12 ratings
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Matter and Its Interactions: Mystery Mixtures NGSS Grade 5: Matter and Its Interactions 5-PS1-3 Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties. Students make observations and use measurements to explore 5
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Science, Physical Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Laboratory
$2.80
15 ratings
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The Phenomenal Pumpkin Problem is an activity rich in Math, Language Arts, and Science. For years, teachers have opened pumpkins for their students during the Halloween and Thanksgiving seasons. This adds to the experience with a study booklet and
Subjects:
Math, Science, Halloween
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Printables
$1.15
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NGSS Grade 2 Physical Science Matter and its Interactions 2-PS1-2. Analyze data obtained from testing different materials to determine which materials have the properties that are best suited for an intended purpose.* The assessment begins with a
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Printables
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Engage your students in developing and using models to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen. NGSS Grade 5-PS1-1. Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen. [Clarification Statement:
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Printables
$2.60
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Students ask questions to determine cause and effect relationships of electric interactions between two objects not in contact with each other in this assessment and rubric aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards. The assessment begins with
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Assessment
$2.95
10 ratings
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Estimating and measuring go together. To increase measurement skills, students need to have some frame of reference, some background of experiences that help them measure. Estimating activities help with this. In these two activities, students first
Subjects:
Math, Measurement, Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Printables
$2.25
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This lesson takes students through an investigation of sound’s changing pitch with bottles water and air.It is a classic musical bottle activity with a more intense study. Measurement and graphing their observations help them to discover what is
Subjects:
Measurement, Science, Physical Science
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Printables
$2.15
17 ratings
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Grade 3: Electric Interactions – Static Electricity Journal NGSS - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions, Physical Science 2-3 3-PS2-3. Ask questions to determine cause and effect relationships of electric or magnetic interactions between
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables
$4.90
12 ratings
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Science Inquiry Processes are the skills students use to practice science. How can you put these skills into practice? In this packet, there are 9 activity lessons by Karen Ostlund and Sheryl Mercier to practice the process skills of science. The
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables
$9.50
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This series of 3 hands on activities are designed to be a study of “magnetic interactions”. It is also included in the Magnet Bundle of 3 lessons on TPT
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables
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What is a seed and what is not a seed- that is the question. Have your students apply the scientific practice of observing with seeds. This is lesson one in a series of nine lessons that explores seeds at the primary level. This lesson includes
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Printables
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Seeds can be classified by size, shape, color and texture. Have your students practice the scientific skill of classification with seeds at the basic level of touch and sight. This is lesson three in a series of nine that explores seeds at the
Subjects:
Science, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Printables
$1.25
16 ratings
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By Science and Kids
NGSS Grade 3 Motion and Stability Forces and Interactions Predicting Patterns of Motion Investigations This is an updated, aligned, improved, and integrated version of Investigating Pushes and Pulls by Science and Kids. In this activity, students
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Measurement, Physical Science
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
W.3.8, MP5
$3.00
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This Power Point is designed to be used as a stand alone presentation on parts that plants and animals have to help them survive, grow and meet their needs. This also would be useful in conjunction with a lesson on the NGSS : Solution to a Human
Subjects:
Reading, Science, Informational Text
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$4.75
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Investigate how long it takes folded paper flowers with different numbers of petals to unfold when placed in water.This series of activities uses the included paper flower templates to take students through levels of scaffolded inquiry, planning and
Subjects:
General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities
$2.20
14 ratings
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Plant and Animal Structures and Processes Use Biomimicry to Design a Solution to a Human Problem Grade 1 From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes 1-LS1-1. Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Science, Engineering
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Assessment
CCSS:
W.1.7, W.1.8, SL.1.1
$7.00
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This series of activities/assessments are aligned to the NGSS student performance expectation for MS-ESS1-1. Develop and use a model of the Earth-sun-moon system to describe the cyclic patterns of lunar phases, eclipses of the sun and moon, and
Subjects:
Science, Astronomy
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Printables
$3.85
4 ratings
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

This dynamic duo has a combined teaching experience of 77 years!!! Sheryl taught grade levels K-6, 9 and graduate college level courses. She has illustrated for AIMS, coauthored several elementary science textbook series and inquiry books for teachers. Karen taught grade levels K-6, and both undergraduate and graduate college level courses. She has coauthored several elementary science textbook series and inquiry books for teachers.

MY TEACHING STYLE

We believe that all students learn by experience- doing science.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Sheryl was a the winner in California for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching. Karen was a winner of the National Science Teachers Association Distinguished Teaching Award at the Undergraduate College Level

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Sheryl- Masters in Science Education, Fresno Pacific College Karen -Doctorate in Science Education, University of Minnesota

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Dr. Karen Ostlund is the Past President (2012-2013) of the National Science Teaching Association. She currently teaches science courses for elementary education majors in the UTeach program in the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin.

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